Consumers not impressed by the Apple Watch

Consumers not impressed by the Apple Watch

(Relaxnews) – Only one in ten consumers said that they would definitely be buying Apple’s first wearable technology device. That is according to Tolunda QuickSurveys. It polled over 1000 US consumers about their first impressions regarding Apple’s new iPhones and Apple Watch and discovered that while the company’s latest handsets have hit the mark, consumers […]

13.09.2014 · Filled under: Apps, Home & Garden, Online, Science & Technology ·
Sylvester Stallone to direct ‘Rambo 5′

Sylvester Stallone to direct ‘Rambo 5′

(Relaxnews) – After helming the fourth installment in the franchise, the actor will return to the director’s chair — and to the camouflage headband — for “Rambo: Last Blood,” ComingSoon reveals. “First Blood” was the name of the first movie in the franchise, released in 1982. So the title chosen for the next installment could […]

13.09.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Designs revealed for Washington DC’s first elevated park

Designs revealed for Washington DC’s first elevated park

(Relaxnews) – Four shortlisted designs for Washington DC’s first elevated parkway have been revealed, and the competition is asking the public for feedback. “11th Street Bridge Park” will be built on the foundations of an old freeway bridge spanning the Anacostia River. Pritzker Prize winner Rem Koolhaas’s firm OMA is amongst the shortlisted firms, for […]

13.09.2014 · Filled under: Destinations, Environment, Home & Garden ·
Will BlackBerry be the next company to launch a smartwatch?

Will BlackBerry be the next company to launch a smartwatch?

(Relaxnews) – The company is examining the potential of both BlackBerry smartwatches and smart glasses. Speaking to the press at Super Mobility Week in Las Vegas, Nevada this week, John Simms, the company’s president of enterprise solutions was quoted as saying: “We’re doing internal research on different wearables,” and confirmed that the research wasn’t limited to wrist-worn […]

13.09.2014 · Filled under: Apps, Home & Garden, Science & Technology ·
NYFW beauty trends: ‘nude’ faces, slick hair, and lots of quirks

NYFW beauty trends: ‘nude’ faces, slick hair, and lots of quirks

(Relaxnews) – Here’s our pick of the best hair and makeup trends from the Spring 2015 shows in New York Fashion Week No makeup  After another season featuring plenty of ‘nude’ looks all over the runways (Victoria Beckham was one of many designers to go for a ‘no-makeup’ makeup look), this fashion week took things […]

13.09.2014 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Destinations, Home & Garden ·
‘Hello Kitty’ plane to fly Taipei-Paris route from late October

‘Hello Kitty’ plane to fly Taipei-Paris route from late October

(Relaxnews) – The Taiwanese airline Eva Air, which has operated Hello Kitty flights between Taipei and Los Angeles since September 2013, will launch the same offer to and from Paris from October 29. From the plane’s exterior to its seats, not to mention the flight attendants’ uniforms, every detail of this special service is related […]

13.09.2014 · Filled under: Books, Destinations, Entertainment, Home & Garden, Offbeat ·
Ferrari to celebrate 60 years in the US with special edition

Ferrari to celebrate 60 years in the US with special edition

(Relaxnews) – A new car, specifically designed for the brand’s North American clients will be unveiled when the supercar company officially celebrates its 60th year of business in the USA. The US is Ferrari’s biggest single market and to say thank you, the company will be building a limited edition model. Only 10 examples are […]

12.09.2014 · Filled under: Destinations, Motoring ·
London opens up its famous buildings for free architectural weekend tour

London opens up its famous buildings for free architectural weekend tour

(Relaxnews) – Ever fancied having a peek around London’s most famous buildings? “Open House London” is offering visitors the chance to do just that, with 800 of the capital’s buildings opening their doors to the public for one weekend this fall, including Burlington House and the Museum of the Order of Saint John. Contemporary architectural […]

12.09.2014 · Filled under: Art, Destinations, Entertainment, Home & Garden ·
Michelin Guide Fukuoka, Japan now available online in English

Michelin Guide Fukuoka, Japan now available online in English

(Relaxnews) – Foodies worldwide can now browse the restaurants of the special-edition Michelin Guide to the Japanese city, which was published exclusively in the local language last July. The French company’s first guidebook on the restaurants of Fukuoka, located on the northern shore of the island of Kyushu, is now available in English through the […]

12.09.2014 · Filled under: Books, Destinations, Entertainment, Food & Dining, Home & Garden ·
‘Nurse Jackie’ to bow out after season seven

‘Nurse Jackie’ to bow out after season seven

(Relaxnews) – Showtime has announced that the adventures of the cynical, pill-popping New York City nurse will draw to a close at the end of the next season, which is slated to air in spring 2015. “Nurse Jackie” has long been one of the Showtime’s most enduringly popular shows, along with “Dexter,” “Weeds” and “Californication.” […]

12.09.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Hollywood Stars ·
Netflix: the revolution that changed the US TV landscape

Netflix: the revolution that changed the US TV landscape

(LOS ANGELES-AFP) – From doorstep DVD delivery to binge-watching on tablets and phones: In 17 years Netflix has revolutionized the US television industry several times over. The company — which is about to arrive in France, Switzerland, Belgium, Germany and Austria — has also totally revamped the relationship Americans have with both TV shows and […]

12.09.2014 · Filled under: Apps, Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars, Home & Garden, Online, Videos ·
NYFW trends: trellis, urban minimalism, 1960s influence

NYFW trends: trellis, urban minimalism, 1960s influence

(Relaxnews) – From a print that showed up in various forms across several shows to the urban vibe and retro inspirations that informed the collections, here’s our pick of the top trends from the last week’s fashion shows in New York City. Trellis print Following on from the recent Fall/Winter 2014 trend for checks, the […]

12.09.2014 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Destinations, Home & Garden ·
‘Diary ng Panget’ stars join ABS-CBN

‘Diary ng Panget’ stars join ABS-CBN

James Reid and Nadine Lustre are the newest members of the Kapamilya network, after they signed a contract with ABS-CBN recently. It was a sweet homecoming for the Filipino-Australian Reid, who started his career when he joined “Pinoy Big Brother: Teen Clash Edition” in 2010. “I always hoped to be back here on ABS-CBN and […]

12.09.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
Families to ‘Walk n’ Roll’ on Sept. 20 for ataxia that afflicts many

Families to ‘Walk n’ Roll’ on Sept. 20 for ataxia that afflicts many

Fil-Ams among victims of debilitating disease By Rhony Laigo If not for the worldwide campaign of the Ice Bucket Challenge, the Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) or Lou Gehrig’s disease may have been just that – a disease that has no cure. But unknown to many, another debilitating disease that affects many, and ironically even the […]

12.09.2014 · Filled under: Destinations, Happenings, Local News ·
Aquino to seek additional powers amid energy deficit

Aquino to seek additional powers amid energy deficit

MANILA  (Mabuhay) – Anticipating the power shortages next year, President Benigno Aquino III on Thursday announced that he will be seeking additional powers to address the problem. “Very soon, we will formally ask Congress for a joint resolution, that will authorize the national government to contract an additional generating capacity to address the 300-megawatt projected […]

12.09.2014 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
8 nabbed in $65-M cold cash money laundering operations in fashion district

8 nabbed in $65-M cold cash money laundering operations in fashion district

1,000 law enforces raid Mexican drug cartel out accounts in downtown Los Angeles LOS ANGELES – Approximately 1,000 law enforcement officials this morning fanned out across the Fashion District in downtown Los Angeles to execute dozens of search warrants and arrest warrants linked to businesses suspected of using “Black Market Peso Exchange” schemes to launder narcotics […]

12.09.2014 · Filled under: U.S. News ·
Increasing demand for passports causes delays – DFA chief

Increasing demand for passports causes delays – DFA chief

MANILA (Mabuhay) – The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) is addressing concerns related to the processing of passports of Filipino applicants amid complaints of delays, Secretary Albert Del Rosario said. “The increasing demand is being addressed,” Del Rosario told the appropriations committee at the House of Representatives at the hearing of the budget of the […]

12.09.2014 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
More reasons to smile this season

More reasons to smile this season

The company that guarantees to deliver smiles and move more than just sea cargo and money remittances is once again making the upcoming holidays more exciting. In the spirit of spreading more smiles this season, LBC is giving away over two hundred fifty thousand dollars ($250,000) worth of prizes through their Smile and Drive promo […]

12.09.2014 · Filled under: Offers, Promotions, Services ·
Pres. Aquino files bill for Muslim autonomy

Pres. Aquino files bill for Muslim autonomy

MANILA  (AFP) – Philippine President Benigno Aquino sent to parliament Wednesday a proposed law to grant autonomy to minority Muslims, a crucial step in his attempt to end one of Asia’s longest rebellions. The submission to Congress is seen as significant as it means Aquino and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) have agreed, after […]

11.09.2014 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Matteo Guidicelli’s source of happiness

Matteo Guidicelli’s source of happiness

Matteo Guidicelli’s happy aura is not about him living a healthy lifestyle; it’s more because of his ongoing romantic relationship with Sarah Geronimo. The 24-year old is very cautious when speaking about the relationship though and for good reason. The privacy has been key to the success of their relationship so far. “You know I […]

11.09.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·